compromise

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑmprəˌmaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(komprə mīz′)


Inflections of 'compromise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
compromises
v 3rd person singular
compromising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
compromised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
compromised
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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compromise viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (reach agreement by negotiating)tot een compromis komen onoverg. ww
 After much discussion and negotiation, the two companies finally compromised.
 
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compromise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (agreement)compromis nw het
 The rivals agreed on a compromise and stopped fighting.
compromise viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (one person) (tot een akkoord komen)toegeven onoverg. ww
  (in diskrediet brengen)compromitteren onoverg. ww
compromise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (secrets)openbaren, onthullen overg.ww
compromise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (jeopardize)in gevaar brengen overg.ww
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compromis nw het (minnelijke schikking)compromise nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
in opspraak brengen overg. uitdr. (in een slecht daglicht stellen)discredit vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  compromise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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een compromis sluiten onoverg. uitdr. (een akkoord aangaan)come to a compromise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  compromise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  Ontbreekt er iets belangrijks? Meld fouten of geef suggesties voor verbeteringen.
Samengestelde woorden:
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tot een compromis komen onoverg. uitdr. (een compromis sluiten)reach a compromise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  Ontbreekt er iets belangrijks? Meld fouten of geef suggesties voor verbeteringen.
Collocatie: reach [an acceptable, a temporary, a willing] compromise, a mutually beneficial compromise, was a [painful, far from ideal, beneficial, difficult] compromise, meer...

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